Course Catalog » Emergency Medicine 170.11

Subject: Emergency Medicine
Course Number: 170.11
Course Title: Wilderness Medicine
Units: 1.5
School: Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Course Description: This course focuses on topics in wilderness medicine. Lectures and discussion will include altitude illness, cold and heat illness, backcountry trauma, patient transport, marine and arthropod envenomations, and disaster medicine/survival with a focus on pathophysiology and how to manage patients in a wilderness setting.
Prerequisites: None.
Restrictions: Medical Students, Graduate Students.
Activities: Lecture

Instructor of Record: J. Klein
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No